The engineer of the bridge presented the crack to the construction manager and the State Department of Transportation but said there were no safety concerns.
NYT > U.S.
The pedestrian bridge collapse has dealt a blow to the school and to a center there devoted to accelerated bridge construction.
In a court filing, the president weighs in for the first time directly on a case in which a porn actress was paid $130,000 to stay silent about an affair she claims she had with him.
A program in Oakland that offers marijuana licenses to those with prior convictions contrasts with Compton, where voters banned marijuana sales.
At least six people died in the collapse of a pedestrian walkway at Florida International University. Many families are still waiting for news of loved ones.
The state Department of Transportation said the lead engineer had left it a voice mail message warning of cracking on the newly installed bridge.
Two women brought three children to a mosque in Tempe, Ariz., and in a video can be heard attacking Islam.
The university is known more for producing the most African-American students who go on to complete combined M.D.-Ph.D. programs than it is for turning out professional athletes.
The memos could corroborate the testimony of James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director who said President Trump had pressured him to shut down an investigation.
The president’s latest made-up statement renewed the question: When does he know the things he says are false and when is he simply misinformed?
China, Russia, North Korea and Iran are relying on smuggling rings to secure equipment that can be used for weapons, satellites and fighter jets.
The lawyer, John Dowd, said he was speaking on behalf of President Trump, only to backtrack shortly afterward and say he was speaking only for himself.
Cambridge Analytica harvested personal information from a huge swath of the electorate to develop techniques that were later used in the Trump campaign.
The pilot, Betty Pina, an Army veteran who flew helicopter missions in Afghanistan, said in a lawsuit that she was drugged and sexually assaulted during a layover.
The organizer, Niall Ferguson, found himself on the defensive after a tweet with images of 30 white, male speakers prompted anger from female historians.
The talk in media circles is focused on what happens if the AT&T deal is stopped by the government and Time Warner is forced to go it alone.
Leader of the evangelical mecca Zoe Church in Los Angeles, Chad Veach wants to win friends and Instagram people. (Go ahead, pick the “Rise” filter!)
Meet the monks of Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist monastery in South Carolina, who are trying to maintain age-old religious traditions in a rapidly evolving world.
Mr. Pruitt may be using his position as an environmental deregulation czar to position himself to run for office in Oklahoma — or perhaps the presidency.
Lack of candor is a fireable offense at the F.B.I., but Mr. McCabe’s last-minute dismissal from the agency was carried out against a highly politicized backdrop.
The lack of any resolution to the relentless reports of coming firings is leaving many of the president’s top advisers in limbo.
The C.I.A.’s emergence as the primary player speaks to the influence of Mike Pompeo, the agency’s director, who has been nominated to replace Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson.
Corporations and foreign leaders are pressing to meet with White House officials and hiring lawyers and lobbyists to push for exemptions that could be worth billions of dollars in trade.
A nudge from President Trump ended Danny Tarkanian’s primary challenge to Senator Dean Heller and effectively ended Stephen K. Bannon’s promised insurgency from the right.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.